What is the sex ratio in India?

By Ritesh|Updated : September 6th, 2022

According to the 2011 census, the sex ratio in India is 943, and the child sex ratio is 919. Kerala has the highest sex ratio of 1084, and Haryana has the lowest sex ratio of 879. India's overall population has 108.18 men for every 100 females as of 2020. In India, there are 662,903,415 or 662.90 million women and 717,100,970 or 717.10 million men.

Sex Ratio in India - Census 2011

  • The percentage of the female population is 48.04 percent compared to 51.96 percent of the male population.
  • India has the highest grossing male population at 54.20 million.
  • It ranks 42nd out of 51 countries/territories among Asian countries.
  • India ranks 189 out of 201 countries/territories regarding gender ratio.
  • In India, the male-to-female ratio increased from 104.40 in 1950 to 108.47 in 2008.
  • This ratio is projected to decline to 103.36 in 2092.
  • After China, Azerbaijan, Vietnam, and Armenia, India has the world's fifth-most mismatched sex ratio at birth, with almost 110 boys born for every 100 girls.
  • The ratio from 1990-2005 was 111.
  • For the 20-24 age range, the male-female ratio is at its most significant point, 112.54.
  • India has the eighth-most imbalanced child sex ratio (age group 0-14), with 110.37 boys for every 100 girls.
  • The male-to-female ratio is 108.89 for the 15-64 age group and 93.4 for the over 65.
  • India has more men than women under the age of 70.
  • Among centenarians, women outnumber men by a ratio of 2:1.


What is the sex ratio in India?

India's sex ratio is 943, and its child sex ratio is 919, according to the 2011 census. The greatest sex ratio is 1084 in Kerala, and the lowest is 879 in Haryana. India's overall population has 108.18 men for every 100 females as of 2020.


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